November 3, 2008 minutes
 
 LPARC Minutes 2008-11-03
   --- President David N2RDT called the meeting to order in the Burrell Fire Station at 7:37 PM
   --- Attendees: Charlie AB6VS, Vic AE6ID, George AE6KE, Bill KG6VMX, Kathi KI6POY, David N2RDT, and Marc W6ZZZ
   --- Guests (3 Cal Fire folks who recently got their ham licenses): David Durham KI6TBB, Jill McLaughlin KI6TBN, and Ken Izzo KI6TBI

Treasurer’s Report
   --- Balance of $1026.32, phone bill expense of $27.89
   --- The LPCF Emergency Preparedness fund holds $675 that was donated by club members for the repeater project.  In addition to that, LPCF has (tentatively) budgeted $900 for the repeater.

LPARC Business
   --- The previous minutes were approved
   --- The election was unanimous for
President:    David N2RDT
Vice-President: Kathi KI6POY
Secretary:    Marc W6ZZZ
Treasurer:    George AE6KE
   --- The next meeting of LPARC is Monday, December 1st

ARES Business
   --- We participated in the Santa Clara County quarterly drill using our emergency equipment at the Loma Prieta school (radios, power supplies, coax and external antennas)
   --- MAC training (mutual aid communicator) happens the first Saturday of most every month; see the Santa Clara County web page for a schedule at http://www.scc-ares-races.org/activities/events.php
   --- There is a Santa Clara County “Quick Trainer & Field Resource Guide for the Emergency Communicator” at http://www.scc-ares-races.org/SCCARESquickresourceguideA.pdf

AB6VS LPARC Repeater Equipment Report
   --- Our AB6VS remote base unit needs to be fixed so that we can link the repeaters
   --- We have formed a Repeater Committee consisting of Austin AB6VU, David N2RDT and George AE6KE

AE6KE ARES Repeater Equipment Report
   --- Nothing to report

Net Control for the local Loma Prieta net every Tuesday at 7:15 PM
--- 11/04   George AE6KE            --- 11/11   Vic AE6ID
--- 11/18   Alex K8ARK            --- 11/25   David N2RDT

The meeting was adjourned at 8:44 PM.

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   - Submitted by Marc W6ZZZ, LPARC Secretary
   - Loma Prieta Amateur Radio Club   ( http://www.lparc.org/ )
   - Serving the Los Gatos Mountains community with emphasis on emergency preparedness and response